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Record number 399688
Title Changes in Alcohol Consumption and Subsequent Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in Men
Author(s) Joosten, M.M.; Chiuve, S.E.; Mukamal, K.J.; Hu, F.B.; Hendriks, H.F.J.; Rimm, E.B.
Source Diabetes 60 (2011)1. - ISSN 0012-1797 - p. 74 - 79.
Department(s) Chair Nutrition and Pharmacology (HNE)
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2011
Keyword(s) food frequency questionnaire - coronary heart-disease - middle-aged women - myocardial-infarction - insulin sensitivity - cardiovascular-disease - postmenopausal women - drinking patterns - life-style - red wine
Abstract Objective -The objective of this study was to investigate the association of four-year changes in alcohol consumption with subsequent risk of type 2 diabetes. Research Design and Methods - We prospectively examined 38,031 men from the Health Professionals Follow-up Study free of diagnosed diabetes or cancer in 1990. Alcohol consumption was reported on food frequency questionnaires and updated every four years. Results - A total of 1905 cases of type 2 diabetes occurred during 428,497 person-years of follow-up. A 7.5 g/day (~half a glass) increase in alcohol consumption over four years was associated with lower diabetes risk among initial nondrinkers (multivariable hazard ratio [HR] 0.78; 95% confidence interval [CI] 0.60-1.00) and drinkers initially consuming
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